Globally there are more than 6 billion mobile phone connections and GSMA estimated that in 2010 90% of the world’s population was covered by mobile networks.
Mobile and wireless communications networks use radio signals to provide a range of voice, video and other data services to subscribers. The radio signals are transmitted between the fixed radio transmitters and mobile devices.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded:
‘Considering the very low exposure levels and research results collected to date, there is no convincing scientific evidence that the weak RF signals from base stations and wireless networks cause adverse health effects.’